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by EnVisage
Tue Dec 02, 2003 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Burning Penis Pain: a type of allodynia?
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Burning Penis Pain: a type of allodynia?

Hello all. There have been several posts on the topic of penis pain. The troubling sensation may be experienced during sexual activity or may be caused by nothing more than friction of the skin against underwear. It is described as "burning" or "like glass" or "like sandpaper"....all very good compa...
by EnVisage
Tue Oct 28, 2003 8:01 am
Forum: CFS, IBS, Fibro etc
Topic: Nitric Oxide, Fatigue and Neuropathic Pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Richard wrote: "Are norepinephrine and noradrenaline the same thing by any chance? Opioids affect this as well (Ultram?)." Yes, noradrenaline and norepinephrine are simply different names for the same chemical substance. This neurotransmitter is derived from another neurotransmitter, dopamine. Adren...
by EnVisage
Sun Oct 26, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: CFS, IBS, Fibro etc
Topic: Nitric Oxide, Fatigue and Neuropathic Pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

webslave wrote:However, it's not very scientific.
Yes, you're absolutely right. As soon as I saw the word "detox" (an overused and overhyped concept IMHO), I realised that it wasn't gonna be high science.
:roll:

Go well.
by EnVisage
Sun Oct 26, 2003 11:49 am
Forum: CFS, IBS, Fibro etc
Topic: Nitric Oxide, Fatigue and Neuropathic Pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Hi, Mark. Thanks for your response. I, too, am convinced that CPPS involves more than just a localised prostate inflammation. And it's the info on this site that got me pointed in that direction, specifically the item CAUSES>>COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME. Since reading that, I've looked at numerou...
by EnVisage
Sat Oct 25, 2003 3:31 pm
Forum: CFS, IBS, Fibro etc
Topic: Nitric Oxide, Fatigue and Neuropathic Pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Nitric Oxide, Fatigue and Neuropathic Pain

It has been noted that chronic pelvic syndrome (CPPS) has much in common with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia. For instance, many CPPS sufferers experience marked fatigue during periods of flare-up. And, like persons with CFS and fibromyalgia, many CPPS sufferers find that strenous p...
by EnVisage
Sat Jun 07, 2003 8:57 am
Forum: Phytotherapy & Supplements
Topic: Kava & St John's Wort for CPPS?
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Herbal teas

Thanks, guys, for the feedback. Here in South Africa we get a rooibos tea with chamomile infusion. The rooibos (redbush) is a good source of quercetin (anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine), and the chamomile contains apigenin, which has an anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) effect. And chamomile is itself a so...
by EnVisage
Fri May 30, 2003 8:59 pm
Forum: Phytotherapy & Supplements
Topic: Kava & St John's Wort for CPPS?
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Kava & St John's Wort for CPPS?

Hello all. I've had prostatitis / CPPS since '99, but this is my first post at this forum. Two of the compelling theories of CPPS etiology are those of muscular spasm and neurogenic inflammation. Detailed info is presented at http://www.chronicprosatitis.com The following serves as a brief synopsis....